There’s a lot of heartache out there right now, I’m sure. A lot of Dean folks wondering what this all means for their guy. Some Clark folks feeling like things may be tilting the other way. Lieberman and Gephardt folks grinding their teeth.
But then there’s this:
In the last 24 years, when have we had a Democratic contest this completely contested? When has it been less clear who will win out? Sure, it’s come down to two candidates plenty of times before. Carter v Kennedy, Mondale v Hart….
But four legit candidates, each with a semi-sane scenario for victory?
None of them perfect, but each of them impressive. Not the seven dwarves we saw in 1988, but 4 strong leaders.
That’s unusual. An embarrassment of riches.
And it’s worth taking a moment to celebrate.